Entries in Two-year-deal (3)


Sources: Ryan Dempster Agrees to Two-Year Deal With Red Sox

David Banks/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Free-agent pitcher Ryan Dempster has agreed to a two-year, $26.5 million deal with the Boston Red Sox, according to multiple industry sources. The deal is pending a physical.

Just a week ago, Dempster turned down a two-year, $25 million deal with the Red Sox.

Dempster, who turns 36 in May, compiled 12-8 record with a 3.38 ERA and 1.20 WHIP, while pitching for the Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers last season.

The two-time All-star, had pitched 200 or more innings for four consecutive seasons before pitching 173 last season. He was placed on the disabled list twice last season, once for a strained right quadriceps and he missed 19 games in mid-June due to a strained lat muscle.

In three career starts at Fenway Park, Dempster has a 1-1 record with a 6.06 ERA.

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Ray Whitney Signs Two-Year Deal with Stars

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Forward Ray Whitney signed a two-year $9 million deal with the Dallas Stars.

The 40-year old forward led the Phoenix Coyotes in scoring last season with 77 points. That is tied for the second most points he has accumulated in a season.

Whitney is entering his 21st season in the NHL and the Stars will be his eighth team.

For his career, Whitney has played in 1,229 games scoring 365 goals while dishing out 638 assists.

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Biron Re-Signs with Rangers

A.J. Messier/NHLI via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Rangers re-signed backup goaltender Martin Biron to a two-year $2.6 million contract on Friday.

The 34-year-old Biron has backed up Henrik Lundqvist the past two seasons. Last season he played in 21 games for the Blue Shirts, posting a 12-6-2 record with a 2.46 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage.

"Very excited to be back in NYC for the next 2 years!!" Biron said via his Twitter account. "See you all in September."

During Biron's 14-year career he has played for the Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders and the Rangers compiling 228 victories to go with a 2.61 GAA, .911 save percentage and 28 shutouts.

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